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1. What type of people need extra protein?

2. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?

3. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems

4. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies

5. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily

6. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?

7. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?

8. Fats can lead to some medical problems

9. How long should a food record or journal is analyzed for nutrient content?

10. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?

11. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?

12. If patient. is deficient with this vitamin - what foods will help scurvy or bleeding gums?

13. What is the function of vitamin E?

14. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?

15. How much more calories are needed for lactation?

16. What does DASH stand for?

17. How many calories/gram is protein?

18. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?

19. If protein stores become depleted which can neagatively affect immune system of which lab value

20. What foods have high quality protein?

21. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this

22. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?

23. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease

24. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?

25. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value

26. The higher the BMR a client has --

27. When does BMR decrease?

28. What function is vitamin D?

29. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?

30. What function is vitamin A?

31. Good overall indicator of nutritional status becaUse of long half life and maintain until malnutrtion occurs

32. How much milk is to be consumed per day?

33. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?

34. What is normal albumin levels?

35. When does BMR increase?

36. What orange vegetables are good to eat?

37. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?

38. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet

39. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?

40. What foods are good if patient. is vitamin A defecient and/or suffer from night blindness or xeropthalmia?

41. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?

42. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy

43. Where can you get more vitamin D?

44. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?

45. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?

46. What lab value shows iron stores of visceral body protein?

47. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?

48. What is RDA of protein?

49. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?

50. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy